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  • Posted in thread: Oak Aging Survey on 04-11-2016 at 12:59 AM
    Time beer spent in contact with Oak: 5Thanks slym2none, just to verify, you aged for 5 days,
    right? Not 5 weeks/months.

  • Posted in thread: Oak Aging Survey on 04-02-2016 at 08:49 PM
    Beer Type: PorterBatch Size: 5 gallonsIBUs: 35Color: 47Original Gravity: 1.060Amount of Oak
    Used: 2.15 ozTime beer spent in contact with Oak: 30 daysDid you soak Oak in distilled spirit?:
    yes, whiskyR...

  • Posted in thread: Kegging - 1 year later on 12-30-2015 at 01:50 PM
    Being new to kegging also, a couple of things which helped me work through some of my leak
    issues are:1) Don't assume you have only one leak. I had three micro-leaks that I couldn't find
    using the bub...

  • Posted in thread: Kegging - 1 year later on 12-23-2015 at 05:50 PM
    Last January I got a kegerator, and after a year of experience, some good, some bad, I wanted
    to post some lessons learned for the potential keggers out there. For background, I've got a 2
    tap (dual P...

  • Posted in thread: Which Thermometer Do You Trust?? on 11-22-2015 at 03:09 PM
    While this isn't the perfect solution, you can at least have a quick sanity check by putting
    both thermometers into boiling water. Water boils at 212 deg (unless you are at really high
    elevation).

  • Posted in thread: Very cloudy cider on 11-21-2015 at 10:52 PM
    Was your cider from fresh juice or bottled (filtered, pasteurized) juice? The former might have
    issues with pectin haze. Then I don't think finings help - pectic enzyme might be in order. If
    the latte...

  • Posted in thread: Gift ideas help! on 11-21-2015 at 02:36 AM
    I agree with Yooper here, without knowing his setup, it's tough to guess what he needs. If
    someone gave me a glass carboy, it would sit and collect dust (I use better bottles... lighter
    & safer). I re...

  • Posted in thread: First non kit brew on 10-31-2015 at 06:51 PM
    I did a tripel with whiskey-soaked oak chips earlier this year and it turned out great. Whiskey
    was from a local distiller, so unless you are in the Virginia area I can't recommend based on
    my own exp...

  • Posted in thread: Oak Aging Survey on 10-31-2015 at 02:21 PM
    bump

  • Posted in thread: Oak Aging Survey on 10-30-2015 at 02:09 PM
    Beer Type: TripelBatch Size: 5IBUs: 39Color: 3Original Gravity: 1.068Amount of Oak Used: 2Time
    beer spent in contact with Oak: 84Did you soak Oak in distilled spirit?: yesResults: 2

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